Heroku vs Docker: Which is Best for Developers?

Heroku and Docker are both container-based development environments, ideal for developers to deploy applications without needing the resources required for virtual machines or physical servers. Containers are flexible, scalable, and because they contain a kernel of the operating system in each container, work seamlessly across a range of devices. But how do developers know which development environment is best for them?…

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IronWorker CaaS Worker: Celery Setup

In this article, we will tell you the steps you need to set up Celery for IronWorker. Setup Outline: Create a new Python project Write the code Run the Celery worker Queue a message Notes Pros & Cons Celery is a tasks worker in python; it can work with Redis, RabbitMQ, or other Message-Queues. To…

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Optimizing Your Message Queue and SendGrid Using Iron

Some marketers believe that social media will soon dominate how companies and customers communicate with each other. While social media will definitely play a role, you cannot forget about the importance of email. Practically everyone uses email, so it makes sense for companies to adopt flexible email marketing solutions like SendGrid. Before you commit to SendGrid or any message…

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Right on Queue: Message Queues Made Simple with Iron.io

All apps have a range of tasks that they perform for their end users, whether the user is aware of this or not. These might include processing images, collecting data, or an email service response when a user inputs their details or subscribes. Message queues can even collate data and analytics for your CRM or…

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Monitor ECS Applications on AWS Fargate With Datadog

Datadog and AWS Fargate together allow users to collect real-time, detailed ECS metrics about the containerized tasks they run. With Datadog Autodiscovery, you can even autodetect containerized services that use Fargate to configure the Datadog Agent for those services with no API or manual changes necessary. Iron’s serverless tools can bring you a greater level of flexibility,…

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In this article, we will tell you the steps you need to set up Azure Function for IronWorker. Setup Outline: Create Function App Create the Function Function Code Limits Costs Notes Security Pros & Cons In Azure Function, we need first to create a Function app which is the logical management and execution container for…

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IronWorker CaaS Worker: Azure Container Setup

In this article, we will tell you the steps you need to set up Azure Container for IronWorker. Setup Outline: Create Container Instance Trigger the App Limits Container Instances Costs Notes Security Pros & Cons 1. Crate Container Insurance From the top search input search for “Container instances”, and click on “Create” on the container…

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Docker vs. AWS AMI: What's the Difference?

Docker and AWS AMI are two terms you might come across in application development. What are the differences between them? A simple explanation: Docker is an open-source platform that develops and runs applications. An Amazon Machine Image (AMI) is a supported Linux image provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS.) In short, open-source platform vs. Linux image. The differences run much deeper than this. Read on to learn the variations between Docker vs. AWS AMI.…

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IronWorker CaaS Worker: AWS Fargate Setup

In this article, we will tell you the steps you need to set up AWS Fargate for IronWorker. Setup Outline: Store Docker Image on ECR Creating the Task Definition Create the ECS Cluster Create Task service Limits Security AWS Fargate Cost Achieve Cloud Elasticity with Iron Speak to us to find how you can achieve…

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IronWorker CaaS Worker: AWS Lambda Setup

In this article, we will tell you the steps you need to set up AWS Lambda for IronWorker. Setup Outline: Create Lambda Lambda Settings Lambda Test Lambda Triggers Limits Costs Notes Security Pros & Cons Achieve Cloud Elasticity with Iron Speak to us to find how you can achieve cloud elasticity with a serverless messaging…

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